3D Environmental was established in 2006 to provide specialist vegetation and landscape assessment, management and monitoring services. The team has worked extensively throughout Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia and Papua New Guinea combining the core technical skills of ecology, geology and geomorphology..
The 3D Environmental team has consulted to a broad range of clients including private companies, government agencies and research institutions
- Principal Landscape Ecologist
David Stanton has a professional career that spans 27 years with experience in the disciplines of resource mapping (vegetation, geology and geomorphology), assessment of landscape scale ecological processes and the analysis and monitoring of groundwater dependent ecosystems. David’s expertise lies in landscape scale ecology, in particular the relationship between vegetation geology, geomorphology, hydrology and hydrogeology. He has published vegetation mapping of the Wet Tropics Bioregion and the Torres Strait Island’s on behalf of the Australian Government and has worked extensively on the management of landscape biodiversity in northern Australia.
David has co-authored several technical papers on issues relating to landscape ecology including assessment of groundwater dependent ecosystems and fire management. His expertise has been utilised by sectors including mining, infrastructure, government and indigenous organisations working throughout Queensland, the Northern Territory, north-Western Australia and Papua New Guinea.
- Senior Landscape Ecologist
Maddy is a PhD candidate at University of Queensland completing a thesis on coastal groundwater dependent ecosystems in the Cooloola region (Sunshine Coast) and their response to environmental stressors including declining groundwater levels, saline intrusion and drying climatic regimes. Maddy has strong experience in survey design and implementation, plus specialist skills in the application of stable isotopes as indicators of plant / groundwater water relations.
Maddy has worked extensively on GDE assessment programs throughout western and central Queensland, as well possessing specialist skills in coastal GDE characterisation. Maddy joined 3D Environmental in 2019 as a GDE specialist.
- GIS Analyst
David Gooding specialises in representation and analysis of spatial data with extensive experience in ESRI based software products including ArcMap, ArcView and ARC/INFO. David has serviced consultancy roles to a wide range of government agencies, the mining industry and other private companies providing experience and knowledge in the versatility of GIS applications to streamline data management. David has a background in survey and cartography, providing a unique blend that provides the best possible outcome for data analysis and representation.